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London, Westminster Abbey From Victoria Tower c.1955

Photo of London, Westminster Abbey From Victoria Tower c.1955

London, Westminster Abbey From Victoria Tower c.1955

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Memories of London

Forest Hill

My memory of Forest Hill, London, is Horniman's Museum and Horniman's Park. The museum had a wonderful, huge clock. We lived in Forest Hill from about 1952 or 53 to about 1961, I think. ...Read full memory

A memory of London by Marion Del Favero

I Worked Here In 1961

I was only fourteen, and wanted to be a nurse. I went to see Matron *trembles* and asked if I could do some voluntary work, which she allowed me to do for a couple of hours ...Read full memory

A memory of London by Elizabeth Colbridge

The Hub Of My Young Universe

London's main railway stations truly are wonderful and Charing Cross was the one that I frequented the most as I travelled every weekday from Woolwich Arsenal in SE ...Read full memory

A memory of London by Dylan Rivis

First Step On The Ladder

My brother and his wife, having met at 14, got married at 20. My brother was an apprentice motor mechanic and his fiance a trainee hotel receptionist, so money was tight and ...Read full memory

A memory of London by Carol Fisher

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About this photo

The camera is on top of the Victoria Tower above the House of Lords. Immediately below is the abbey's chapter house, where parliament once met. Members were seated, like the monks had been, in a circle. If Edward VI had not offered St Stephen's chapel with its facing walls for the Commons, then the lower chamber might have evolved into a round building, as elsewhere in Europe.